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Author Noyce, Pendred, author.
Title Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine / Pendred Noyce.
Pub Info Boston, Massachusetts : Tumblehome Learning, Inc., [2015]
©2015
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Osterville-Childrens  YA 920 NOYCE     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth - YA  YA 509.252 NOY     AVAILABLE
 West Yarmouth-Young Adult  YA 509.252 NOY     AVAILABLE
Descript 140 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
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Audience 1160L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140).
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Midwife to the queen, Louise Bourgeois Boursier -- Figuring the stars, Maria Cunitz -- Chemistry for women, Marie Meurdrac -- A physicist of Bologna, Laura Bassi -- A loom that weaves numbers, Augusta Ada Byron, Countess Lovelace -- Health care researcher and statistician, Florence Nightingale -- Through a different door, Mary Putnam Jacobi -- The exalted and mysterious science, Sophie Kovalevskaya -- Radioactivity and the first woman Nobelist, Marie Sklodowska Curie -- The physics of fission, Lise Meitner -- A founder of abstract algebra, Emmy Noether -- Jumping genes, Barbara McClintock -- Languages of the admiral, Grace Murray Hopper -- The mystery of crystals, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin -- Beta decay, Chien-Shiung Wu -- Inventing medicines, Gertrude B. Elion -- Further Reading.
Summary "...Introduces the lives, sayings, and dreams of sixteen women over four centuries and chronicles their contributions to mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, computer science, and medicine."--Amazon.com.
Subject Women in medicine -- Juvenile literature.
Women in science -- Juvenile literature.
Women medical scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780989792479 (hardcover)
0989792471 (hardcover)
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